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I admit it.  I get a little thrill of happiness whenever an author I admire talks to me.  For instance, I chatted with Elizabeth Wein on Twitter about Code Name Verity while I was reading the book in England.  And … Continue reading

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There’s something magical about hearing your character speak for the first time.  When my agent told me he’d sold my audiobook rights to Listening Library I was so thrilled. I was soon introduced to FOLLY’s fabulous producer, Janet Stark, and … Continue reading

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Just in case you haven’t heard the news about an upcoming movie called Suffragette, let me fill you in.  The movie is about a young suffragette named Maude (played by Carey Mulligan) who turns militant when peaceful protest starts falling … Continue reading

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Rafflecopter has spoken and chosen the five winners of my Folly Friday giveaway! Thanks to everyone who entered and spread the word about the giveaway.  And thanks to Jen Parrish, of Parrish Relics, who designed the beautiful Waterhouse A Mermaid necklace.  And … Continue reading

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Hi everybody!  I want to take this Folly Friday to express my gratitude to my agent, John M. Cusick, my editor, Leila Sales, and all the people at Viking who took a chance on my little historical.  And to Janet … Continue reading

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Today on Folly Friday, I’m announcing my book launch giveaway.  I’m having a big launch party in my town but because not everyone can come (pesky distance issues), I wanted to do something nice for the online FOLLY readers.  Several … Continue reading

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I knew I would eventually hear comments about Vicky posing nude and whether an Edwardian girl would ever think about doing such a scandalous thing.  My editor questioned Vicky’s actions when we first embarked on our editorial journey together, so … Continue reading

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